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HOLY LAND Travel: ISRAEL – JORDAN
A visit to the "Promised Land" have always been the dream & desire of a believer. To see the city on earth where our Lord Jesus Christ Was born, to walk on the terrain where he walked, to pray in the garden where he prayed, to see the hill where He was crucified and to be at the mountain from where He was taken up in heaven and will come back again to take His chosen one's. A Pilgrimage to Israel, Jordan,Palestine and Egypt is not just a matter of sightseeing but also a one time opportunity for personal rediscovery of the living faith! This is an exceptional experience that can be shared with friends, family, children and grand children. An Exciting Journey awaits you! Here is an opportunity to fulfill your lifetime dream! 

8 Days/ 7 Nights
  • Amman
  • Nazareth
  • Cana
  • Bethelem
  • Gethsemane 
  • Jerusalem 



 
DAY 1: Heathrow – Amman

Arrive Amman. Meet our representative. Travel through The King's Highway, the world's oldest continuously used trading route to visit Mt Nebo. (Memorial of Prophet Moses, the presumed site of his death & burial place. He was given a view of the Promised Land from Mt Nebo. Dinner and Overnight at hotel in Amman.

Day 2: Amman-Nazareth-Cana- Mt. Tabor-Tiberias

Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to Sheik Hussain Bridge to cross the border. Complete the customs, immigration formalities and enter into Israel. Lunch at restaurant. Visit Nazareth, the boyhood town of Jesus and the Basilica of the Annunciation, where the Archangel Gabriel appeared to announce that Mary would bear a son. Stop by Joseph's workshop and Cana, where Jesus performed his first miracle, changing water into wine at the wedding feast. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 3: GALILEE - CAPERNAUM - CANA — NAZARETH

This morning after breakfast we drive through the landscapes of Galilee and later for a ride on the Sea of Galilee in a replica of a Galilean fishing boat of that time. This is where Jesus calmed the storm and walked on the water. Visit Capenaum - the center of Jest& ministry after He left Nazareth. We stop at Tabgha- the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes and the expressive Church of the Beatitudes, where Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount. We make a brief halt at St. Peter's house, the Church of Primacy of Peter and the place where Jesus bestowed St. Peter with His authority. This is believed to be the place where Jesus dined with His disciples. The late rock known as Mensa Christ or Christ's Table commemorates this event. Return to your hotel in the Galilee for dinner and overnight. 

DAY 4: JORDAN VALLEY - JERICHO — JERUSALEM

Today after breakfast we will leave Galilee for Jerusalem via the Jordan Valley. We will first stop at Yardenit on the Jordan River, a traditional baptismal site. Driving along the Jordan Valley bypassing the ancient city of Jericho, believed to be the oldest city on earth, and viewing en route Mt. Qarantal, where Jesus spent 40 days when Satan tried to tempt Him. It is also the place where Jesus stopped on his way to Jerusalem, on the eve of the Passover and where Jesus cured the blind man during His stay at Zachaeus house.

Day 5: EIN KAREM — MT. ZION - BETHLEHEM 

We will visit EIN Karem - the city of Judah and THE BIRTHPLACE of John the Baptist, son of Elizabeth & Zechariah and the Church of Visitation. We shall later visit Mt Zion with the upper room and King David's Tomb. We also visit the church of St. Peter Gallicantu the site where Jesus was imprisoned by the High Priest before He was turned over to the Romans and the church of THE DORMITION. ON TO Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus. Visit the Church of Nativity and the Manger Square, view the Shepherds Fields and if possible visit Rachel's Tomb. Dinner and overnight at hotel, Bethlehem. 

DAY 6: MT OF OLIVES — Garden of Gethsemane 

After breakfast we will start our tour by visiting the Mt of Olives, the Church of Ascension, which commemorates the ascents of Jesus to heaven, the Pater Noster Church where Jesus taught His disciples the Our Father and also told them the secrets of the universe and the apocalypse according to tradition. Then continue for a panoramic view of the Mt. Of Olives and from there travel along the Sunday Palm Tree Road by foot to the Gethsemane Gardens where Jesus was arrested. Along the way visit the Dominus Flavit Church, where Jesus wept over the coming destruction of Jerusalem. The chapel is built in the shape of a tear as a poignant reminder of this event. Dinner and overnight in hotel, Jerusalem. 

Day 7: Old City of Jerusalem 

Today we take the Via Dolorosa (Way of Grief), traditionally accepted as the last route by Jesus. We will follow the Stations of the Cross to Golgotha, the place where Jesus was crucified marking significant events along the route. Visit the Chapel of the Flagellation where, according to tradition, the Roman soldiers scourged Jesus and placed the crown of thorns on His head, and the Ecce Homo Arch. Early tradition held that Pontius Pilate stood here and thundered "Ecce Homo!" which means "Behold the man!" which is what Pilate said when he presented Jesus to the crowd. Below the Convent is the "Floor" where Jesus was publicly tried and where the Roman soldiers mocked him. The last 5 Stations of the Cross are inside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher visible from the distance, with its two silver domes. Also "The Tomb" widely believed to be part of the stone that covered Jesus Tomb. 

Day 8:  Departure

Early Morning Arrival At own places. Transfer to Allenby Bridge and cross into Jordan. Continue to Amman Airport for your departure flight

 
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